Scremerston Colliery (Ancroft)

  • Description

    "Coal may have been mined at Scremerston since the 17th century. However, the remains still visible at Scremerston Colliery only date from the mid-19th century. A number of pit buildings can still be seen, including the engine house and the water tower. The nearby pit heap were first planted with trees in 1886, and is an early example of reclaiming such a pit heap...."
  • Owner

    Keys to the Past (Durham & Northumbria County Councils)
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 6 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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